Exploration

Best of the Southwest

Trips. Trails. Lodges. Eats. Paddles. An insider's guide to the unsung Four Corners.
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Deep Survival Blog

Award-winning writer Laurence Gonzales discusses the psychology of survival why smart people make dumb mistakes.
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India Ashram: The Love Test

See one couple's reluctant quest for enlightenment in an India yoga ashram.
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Audio Slide Show: Russia's Last Reindeer Herders

In a forgotten corner of Russia, a little-known group of reindeer herders still lives by the old ways, shifting nomadically with the seasons. The question is, how long can it last?
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"Life's an Adventure" Photo Contest Winners

See the latest winners and send in your best action shot.
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Special Report: The Sinking of the Explorer

The sinking of the M/S Explorer was an Antarctic first. Here's a look at the state of Antarctic tourism.
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Weekend Getaways: March 2008

Here are 12 escapes that guarantee you'll have a cool weekend.
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Video: Sir Richard Branson on Adventure

Rebel billionaire Sir Richard Branson talks about his life of adventure.
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Q&A: Were Modern Ideas—and the American Revolution—Born on Ships at Sea?

National Geographic - 4 hours 37 min ago
Unsung heroes of the seas—how pirates, slaves, and motley crews shaped the modern world.
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Can Elephants Survive a Legal Ivory Trade? Debate Is Shifting Against It

National Geographic - 4 hours 37 min ago
Stirring renewed debate, a respected conservationist argues that government corruption makes a legal ivory trade unworkable.
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Many Bald Eagles Are Victims of Lead Poisoning, But This One Got Intensive Careb

National Geographic - 4 hours 37 min ago
An eagle and its rescuers fight for its survival after the raptor is found dying by the side of the road.
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Ancient DNA Sheds New Light on Arctic's Earliest People

National Geographic - 4 hours 37 min ago
Arctic's first human arrivals kept to themselves for thousands of years.
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Wild Birds' Songs, Feather Colors Changed by Mercury Contamination

National Geographic - 4 hours 37 min ago
Mercury in the environment affects birds' brains and alters the songs that they sing.
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20 New Coral Species Listed as Threatened Under the Endangered Species

National Geographic - 4 hours 37 min ago
This newest listing under the Endangered Species Act brings the total number of coral species protected under the act to 22.
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Maritza Morales Casanova: Saving Mexico's Environment Through Children

National Geographic - 4 hours 37 min ago
Since age 10, Maritza Morales Casanova has been at the forefront of Mexico's conservation and education efforts.
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"Spooky" Quantum Entanglement Reveals Invisible Objects

National Geographic - 4 hours 37 min ago
In a physics first, quantum entanglement of two-colored laser beams created pictures of otherwise unseeable objects, experimenters report.
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Iraqi Christians Weigh Taking Up Arms Against the Islamic State

National Geographic - 4 hours 37 min ago
Christian groups in northern Iraq are newly determined to defend their ancient homeland.
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Iceland's Seabird Colonies Are Vanishing, With "Massive" Chick Deaths

National Geographic - 4 hours 37 min ago
Climate and ocean changes blamed for huge losses of puffins, kittiwakes, and terns.
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Q&A: To Stem Africa’s Illegal Ivory Trade to Asia, Focus on Key Shipping Ports

National Geographic - 4 hours 37 min ago
Efforts to stop the illegal killing of African elephants should focus on ivory transshipment ports and personnel.
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World’s Largest Dam Removal Unleashes U.S. River After Century of Electric Production

National Geographic - 4 hours 37 min ago
The last section of dam is being blasted from the Elwha River on Washington's Olympic Peninsula on Tuesday.
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